Author: Christopher Jenney

JAM 2020: THANK YOU | AWARDS

After months of planning and hard work, JAM 2020 has come and gone in a flash! The conference was a huge success, and while a lot of important work was completed and research presented, it was also an unbelievably fun time (It’s Wednesday and I’m almost fully recovered.) A HUGE thank you needs to go out to everyone who had a role in planning this massive event, but four individuals went above-and-beyond and deserve a...

Abstracts Released! Fisheries and Wildlife

Jam is here! After months of planning we are only TWO days away from JAM 2020 in Prescott. Arguably the best conference in the country (don’t really have any supporting evidence for this, but trust me…. it is) is only TWO days away! Start planning your schedule because there is going to be A LOT of amazing research being presented in both the Poster Session (430-6:30 Friday!) and Oral Presentations. Check out the pages below...

Photo Contest: CASH PRIZE

I may be speaking only for myself, but I got into this field to spend time outside in some of the most beautiful places. And when I am out there…. I take photos. A LOT of them. Dang… wouldn’t it be nice if I got paid for those photos?! Well now is your chance! The JAM 2020 photo contest is paying CASH. With 8 categories and a “Best of Show” your chances have never been...

JAM2020: Student Resume/Interview Workshop

If you were unable to sign up for this amazing opportunity due to conflicts, please read below! If you are a student and did not sign up for the interview and resume workshop due to conflict with another afternoon workshop, the instructors would encourage you to attend just the morning portion of the workshop (8am-noon).  This is a great opportunity to hear from wildlife professionals from state and federal agencies and universities on what it...

2020 JAM Program Release!

Link to: The 2020 JAM Program The program for JAM 2020 has been released! Check it out for a full schedule of events, talks, poster sessions, dinner and cocktail hour times, etc! Can’t wait to see everyone in Prescott in LESS THAN TWO WEEKS!

Spawning Run Details!

Have you been training for the spawning run? Yea… me neither, but that’s okay! (I still have 11 days to train… right?…. RIGHT?!) Whether you have been training like an Olympic athlete or sitting on the couch thinking about the 4th piece of pie you ate at the holiday dinner party, join us on Saturday February 1st for the Spawning Run! Tired of free t-shirts?! GREAT… this year participants will receive an accessory every fish...

Deadline for Abstracts… EXTENDED

FINAL call for papers – deadline is January 10th (click here).  Share you research, administration, or other work with the rest of the meeting attendees at this year’s JAM. Fisheries students, please indicate if you’d like to be considered for the best student oral presentation and best student poster award. Wildlife students, the application deadline is now closed. Please email your abstracts to the appropriate Program Chair below by January 10th, 2020. Subject Line: “JAM Abstract Submission” Oral...

Plenary Speakers Announced

Head over to the JAM2020 drop down or follow this link to see the full information on our JAM 2020 Plenary Speakers! JAM2020 Plenary To give a quick preview: Ariel Elliott and Jennifer Owen-WhiteValle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Albuquerque, NMCommunity Based Conservation: Creating a Shared Vision for Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Angela PalaciosNew Mexico Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Albuquerque, NMNative Fish in the Classroom Samantha DwinnellHaub School of Environment and Natural...

JAM 2020: Second Call For Papers!

The Program Committee for the 2020 JAM is announcing the Second Call for Papers. We invite abstracts for contributed oral presentations and posters. The program will include a plenary session, contributed papers, and a poster session on a wide range of fisheries and wildlife-related topics. Presentations may include completed projects and works in progress. We strongly encourage both professional and students to attend and provide a presentation at 2020 JAM. We are also particularly interested in student...

JAM 2020: Registration now OPEN!

Join the Arizona New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society / The AZ Chapter of The Wildlife Society / The NM Chapter of the Wildlife Society for the Joint Annual Meeting in Prescott, Arizona! The conference will be held in beautiful Prescott, Arizona at the Prescott Resort and Convention Center. All the info you need to register can be found here: Registration Information For all other information including Workshops that will be offered, the...